ISRO to launch the Aditya-L1 mission on 2nd or 4th September 2023
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is looking forward to launching the Aditya-L1 mission in the first week of September 2023. According to the latest update by Indian Aerospace Defence News – IADN, the mission will be launched on the 2nd or 4th of September 2023.
ISRO recently gained success and marked history on the Chandrayaan-3 mission. You can check our coverage about the same here.
In their next set of endeavors, ISRO will launch the Aditya-L1 mission in the first week of September. Aditya-L1 is the first Indian Space mission meant to observe the sun. Adiitya-L1 is the name of the coronagraphy spacecraft, meant to carry out the mission of the space name. The Aditya-L1 mission aims to study the solar atmosphere, solar magnetic storms, and the impact it has on the environment around the Earth.
The Aditya-L1 will be launched aboard a PSLV-XL launch vehicle and will be inserted in a halo orbit around the Lagrange Point L1, between the Earth and the Sun. It will cover a journey of 109 Earth days to reach the halo orbit around the L1 point.
The concept of Aditya dates back to January 2008, when it was first conceptualized. Later an experimental budget of Rs 3 Crore was allocated, in the financial year 2016-2017. The total allocated cost of the budget to the mission, as of July 2019 was Rs 378.53 crore.